[APPLICATION CLOSED] ...and Action! Asia #04: Exchange Program for Students in Film Studies

The Japan Foundation Asia Center carries out …and Action! Asia: Exchange Program for Students in Film Studies to encourage the deepening of mutual understanding and fostering a new generation of filmmakers in the Asian countries. This program will be held in Japan from February 27th to March 12th, 2018.

The program welcomes filmmaking institutions to send the students and instructors who are interested in achieving collaborative works in film making and expanding their networks in the region, and using their experience for their studies and future careers.

The program includes short film co-productions, their screening, and also discussions and lectures by professionals in the industry.

No of positions Filmmaking students (18 in total )

  • South East Asia : 12 ( 3 students each from 4 institutions )
  • Japan : 6

Filmmaking instructors ( 4 In total )

  • South East Asia ( 1 instructors from 4 institutions )


Formation of the team

  • The team consist of 3 students and 1 instructor
  • Applications are limited to 1 production team per instituition


Read the Application Guideline (PDF) for more information on the Program and Requirements.

Application Forms


Submission Deadline


Applications must arrive no later than Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail by mid-December, 2017.

Date Tuesday, February 27th ? Monday, March 12th, 2018
*Subject to change.
Venue Tokyo and the Kanto area in Japan
*Specific venues will be determined at a later date.
Organizers The Japan Foundation Asia Center
The Japan Institute of Moving Image
Supported by The Japan Film School Association
Inquiries Ms. Izumi Kakeya and Ms. Amiko Takimoto
Arts, Culture, and Exchange Section 1
The Japan Foundation Asia Center
Tel: +81-3-5369-6140 | Fax: +81-3-5369-6141


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